We are to imagine UU congregations as not only ignorant of their “lack of readiness” but also “resistant” to learning anything about it.
If Rev. Todd Eklof is an apostate, so am I. If Rev. Richard Trudeau is worthy of censure by the board of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association, so am I — indeed, I am more worthy of such censure than either of these men.
I’ve bought and read the book. There’s not a single hateful word in it. And I’ve befriended Rev. Eklof and looked into his past. He is anything but a bigot.
Congregations should not contribute to Promise and Practice without a full discussion in which all are heard — without nasty labels.